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Species Account for Cheilosia vulpina

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Cheilosia vulpina  (Meigen, 1822)
Diptera: Syrphidae: Syrphidae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Vulnerable

Records: 33
First Record: 1985
Latest Record: 2020

1992-on hectads: 14
Pre-1992 hectads: 3
Total hectads: 14
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Taxonomic group: hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Available county data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
Mainly calcareous areas. Known recently only from the Grays area. It is known from the chalk pits and Brannetts Wood. Many of its sites are threatened by development.

Species text
This is a southern hoverfly found visiting umbels in wooded districts. Larval host plant unknown. In Essex it is known recently only from the chalk pits and Brannetts Wood in the Grays area. Many of its sites are threatened by development. References

Species text last edited on Tue Mar 20th 2007 by user 3


Broad Habitat Data (based on 8 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 6 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 33 records with habitat detail and method information)

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